Is Maternal Smoking during Early Pregnancy a Risk Factor for All Low Birth Weight Infants?

@inproceedings{Suzuki2008IsMS,
  title={Is Maternal Smoking during Early Pregnancy a Risk Factor for All Low Birth Weight Infants?},
  author={Kohta Suzuki and Taichiro Tanaka and Naoki Kondo and Junko Minai and Miri Sato and Zentaro Yamagata},
  booktitle={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND Low birth weight (LBW) infants do not form a homogeneous group; LBW can be caused by prematurity or poor fetal growth manifesting as small for gestational age (SGA) infants or intrauterine growth retardation. We aimed to clarify the relationship of maternal smoking with both SGA and preterm LBW infants. METHODS The study population comprised… CONTINUE READING